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Pediatric Coding Alert

E/M Coding:
Code Prolonged Service After Discovering the Provider

Different staff has different CPT® codes to report. If your provider performs a prolonged, in-office evaluation and management (E/M) service with direct patient contact, coding isn’t as obvious as you might imagine. Why? In-office prolonged service codes with direct patient contact are broken down by certain types of providers. If a physician or qualified nonphysician practitioner (NPP) provides prolonged E/M [...]